Most parents tend to worry about what their kids are eating since nutrition is so important to good health. As adults, we can more easily make the decision to eat food that is delicious and nutritious, but children can be picky eaters, liking only foods that are easy on the palate. It takes patience and a strategy to get your kid to eat a wide range of nutritious foods.
At Dairy Council of California we recommend the following recipe for raising a healthy eater:
Our healthy eating articles and resources bring you advice from registered dietitian moms and answers the questions that parents ask most – from how do I get my kid to eat their vegetables to what type of milk is best for my child? Plus, you’ll find healthy kid recipes, nutrition games for kids and many snack and meal ideas.
Creating healthy kids goes beyond what they eat. Learn more.
Encourage teachers you know to
Choose a Topic for a 20-minute Lesson:
Create a virtual pizza while learning about the history
and nutrition of pizza.
Kids learn about the five food groups and how much you
need from each group.
Try to eat with family members as often as possible—it develops healthier and more successful kids.
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